Program Directors are senior supervisory staff within the Children’s Program. All Program Directors are responsible for training, supervising, evaluating and working with college-aged counselors to ensure the smooth and effective operation of the activity programs for the age group they are responsible for. Program Directors engage in planning, set-up and monitoring of activities and are responsible for maintaining clean and safe facilities/environment, maintaining a positive and professional relationship with parents and communicating regularly with management. Program Directors should have considerable knowledge and understanding of childhood development, be effective leaders, expert communicators, love working with children, and be organized, dependable, responsible, energetic and resourceful. Minimum of 2 years of experience working with children in a similar setting. Must have current CPR/First Aid Certification.
There are three different types of Program Directors:
Playhouse Director: Oversees program for 2.5 to 4 year-olds
Clubhouse Director: Oversees program for 4 to 9 year-olds
Inn Director: Oversees program for 9 to 16 year-olds